Category: Safe & Active Transport

Distracted driving has become a deadly epidemic on America’s roadways. Each day, we are faced with distracted driving risks, from our driveways to parking lots and back home again. According to the National Safety Council…

Featuring experts from the UW’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center. Please join the UW School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Health Partnership for a Next Generation Medicine webinar featuring the Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center…

HIPRC Core Faculty Members, Drs. Beth Ebel, Frederick Rivara, and Kenneth Jaffe wrote a opening-editorial in the Seattle Times opposing the King County Board of Health repealing the helmet law. The law requires bike riders…

More Seattle walkers & bikers are dying on the city’s roads than five years ago, despite an initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities by the end of this decade. Steve Mooney, PhD, HIPRC Research Core Associate…

Steve Mooney, PhD, HIPRC Research Core Associate Director, talked with the Epidemiology Counts Podcast about how our built environment shapes our transportation and pedestrian decisions. Background info: Our health is very much shaped by the…

Walking to School Everyday in the U.S. more than 40 kids are hit while walking to school. To stay safe: Children should only walk to school alone if they are old enough and ready to…

A new study titled, “Identifying alcohol-related and built environment factors that can be modified to prevent pedestrian road traffic deaths,” out of the UW Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, Drexel University, American University, and…

Looking for participants to take part in a study looking at the the effects of concussions on driving abilities. The University of Washington and the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center is looking for healthy control…

As summer is in full swing, many families are preparing to get out and enjoy the newly warming weather. In addition to making sure our shelves are stocked up on sunscreen, bug spray, and band…

As Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s research scientist, Brianna Mills, Ph.D., works closely with faculty, staff, trainees, and students to stay on top of any research question that may arise and answering it as…